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Small Platforms to Make Impact in 2015


News by Luke Jones on Wednesday December 31, 2014.

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Android's market dominance seems unstoppable at this point, while Apple's iOS just seems to operate in its own space that means the company will never go away and will continue to make huge profit. Microsoft's Windows Phone has done a good job but ultimately failed to crack the big two, but next year could be the year of up and coming platforms.

According to leading market researcher Gartner, smartphone sales are chewing into feature phone sales, meaning more device priced between $50 and $100 are smartphones, and many of them run smaller operating systems. Sure, Windows and Android have presence in this market too, but platforms such as Firefox OS, Tizen, Sailfish, and even Android One stand to gain market share and take advantage of this budget smartphone boom.

source: DigiTimes

 
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